Polish and Danish alliance to create European Energy Union

On Monday, Prime Minister Beata Szydło met with the Prime Minister of Denmark, Lars Løkke Rasmussen. The talks were focused on energy, including the construction of the Baltic Pipe (gas pipeline), security and bilateral economic co-operation.

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Photo: P. Tracz / Chancellery of the Prime Minister

Energy and economic cooperation

Talks held by Prime Minister Szydło and the head of the Danish government were an opportunity to discuss the construction of the Baltic Pipe. Following the meeting held on Monday, a joint statement was issued regarding the co-operation between the governments of Poland and Denmark in the area of energy. The Baltic Pipe, a strategic investment which we want to implement is of crucial importance to us. Thanks to that investment, Poland’s energy security will improve significantly, said Prime Minister Beata Szydło at the press conference held after the meeting with the Danish Prime Minister. Danish companies have had numerous successful investments in Poland and vice versa. Our countries have strong economic ties, stressed Prime Minister Szydło. She added that Poland wants to improve the conditions of the economic co-operation, hence it has been working on a package of solutions that will help invest foreign companies on the Polish market.

Security and eastern policy

The Prime Minister of Poland and Prime Minister Rasmussen also discussed the problem of the migrant crisis in the European Union. As Prime Minister Beata Szydło stressed, Poland’s take on the change of relocation mechanisms remains the same. The meeting of the Polish Prime Minister and the head of the Danish government was also an opportunity to discuss the situation in Ukraine and a security policy, including the NATO summit in Warsaw in 2016.

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